Re: Bug#514039: please make email@example.com moderated
Don Armstrong wrote:
I dont think we care about how it's fixed, as long as something is done
about it soonish. Moderation was seen as a lesser evil, compared to the
On Wed, 04 Feb 2009, Holger Levsen wrote:
Threads with complaints about too much backscatter:
Announcement to ask to turn the list into a moderated one, giving time to
object: (noone did object)
Since the major problem seems to be backscatter, we can pretty easily
more rules to handle most of it.
I personally don't subscribe to firstname.lastname@example.org, so I haven't been
paying attention to it or its issues, but rules to address the
backscatter problem are definetly accepted. [And if no one bothers to
do so, I'll try to take a look at the previous month's collection of
messages and try to put rules in place to fix the majority of the
That said, if the subscribers to email@example.com actually want to
make it moderated and enough active people are willing to moderate, I
don't have a problem with it becoming moderated. [I just know that
keeping moderated lists moderated requires a fair bit of effort.]
If filters fixes the problem we (I) could not be happier.
also: who can add rules, listmasters only ?